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Governor, Democrats panned for pushing ‘Mitch McConnell-style legislation’

The decision to introduce a covid-liability protection bill that covers the majority of employers -- and provides worker safety protections for employees in only...
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Poorest Nevada households excluded from extra SNAP benefits

Policy guidance from the U.S Department of Agriculture has resulted in the poorest Nevadans being excluded from emergency food assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.In...
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Voting by mail hasn’t ‘made it impossible’ for GOP to win Nevada. Trump has.

You may recall back in May one of Donald Trump’s daily dozens of hissy fits was directed at Nevada’s mail-in voting system. In that...
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Senate hears measure to expedite, expand access to unemployment benefits

State lawmakers spent Sunday night hearing a bill that would remove glitches and roadblocks that have left some Nevadans waiting months for unemployment benefits....
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The Legislature passed 3 mining proposals. Now what?

Nevada Democrats said they wanted to start a conversation about mining.And now there’s a lot to talk about.As part of the 32nd Special Session...

Police reform gets off to rocky start in special session

For criminal justice reform advocates, the Nevada Legislature's response to demands for police transparency and accountability isn't living up to the moment.One police reform...
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Third mining tax proposal emerges as ‘olive branch’ to industry

In an effort to compromise with the mining companies, Nevada lawmakers have introduced a third proposed constitutional amendment to change how the state taxes...

Fearing wave of evictions, lawmakers propose mediation process

Erika Minaberry just got her three children back last year after briefly losing custody because of her lack of stable housing.At a state Senate...

Democrats unveil dual proposals to get more from mining

The decision to raise mining taxes is being prepared for a return to Nevada voters in 2022, after a pair of proposed constitutional amendments...
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Lawmakers take crack at justice reform as highly-touted previous effort criticized

A seminal criminal justice reform designed to save taxpayer money and reduce Nevada's prison population does not apply to the approximately 14,000 inmates currently...

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